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Re: 256-color xterm

On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 12:11:11PM -0500, Matt Price wrote:
> thanks for this...  I'm a bit confuseed about the deb-src package for
> xterm.  As you probably know, apt-get source xterm downloads files
> named xfree86-4.2.1*.  The implication is that one needs to build the
> whole of xfree86 in order to make a debian package; and following the
> instructions from the debian reference manual, namely:  
> dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -us -uc
> from within the directory
> xfree86-4.2.1 
> results in an attempt to build xfree86 (which fails, I suppose
> because not all the sources are really present).  

Have you installed all its build-dependencies, listed in the .dsc file
(or 'apt-get build-dep xfree86')?

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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